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MEDICAL AND FOOD SUPPLIES TO GAZA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2013: tabled on 13 October 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 65 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House condemns the continued illegal blockade of Palestinian Gaza territory by Israel; notes that the blockade causes immense pain and suffering to Palestinians in Gaza; is further concerned that medical and food supplies are not allowed into Gaza by the Israeli forces; further notes that the Israeli military forcibly boarded an aid ship while in international waters, in violation of numerous international laws; praises the work of the Free Gaza Movement ships Dignity and the Spirit of Humanity, which bring in much needed humanitarian assistance; and asks that the Government use all available diplomatic channels to end the blockade.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 October 2009
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2009
Gordon
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2009
Birmingham, Northfield
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2009
Orkney and Shetland
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2009
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2009
Easington
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2009
Livingston
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2009
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2009
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2009
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2009
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Walthamstow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2009
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 October 2009
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2009
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 October 2009
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2009
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2009
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2009
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2009
Tamworth
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2009
Manchester, Withington
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2009
High Peak
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 October 2009
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Blackpool South
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2009
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 October 2009
South Down
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2009
Crawley
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2009
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2009
Sunderland South
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2009
Knowsley South
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2009
Ealing North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2009
Loughborough
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2009
Rochdale
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2009
Glenrothes
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Nottingham South
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2009
Edinburgh East
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2009
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 14 October 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2009
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 October 2009
Bristol West
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 November 2009
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

MEDICAL AND FOOD SUPPLIES TO GAZA (Amendment 1)
leave out from `condemns' to end and add `criticism of the Israeli government's policy on Gaza border crossings; notes that Israeli border crossings are open to allow on average 100 trucks of cargo (food, fuel and other supplies) in Gaza each day; further notes that there is also a clear border between Gaza and Egypt, controlled externally by Egypt, who shares responsibility with Israel for making sure humanitarian aid enters Gaza; and asks the Government to use all available diplomatic channels with both Israel and Egypt to ensure Gazans have access to deliveries of humanitarian aid.'.
Conservative, Harwich
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EDM 2013A1: tabled on 26 October 2009